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killers are in jail. dean reynolds on the shooting death of hadiya pendleton. and the taliban robbed afghanistan of its musical soul. but he is bringing it back. >> we can speak in a common language of humanity which is the language of music. captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley. >> pelley: good evening, the most-wanted man in california, fired los angeles cop christopher dorner, appears to be surrounded tonight. he's holed up in a house in san bernardino county east of l.a. dorner was discovered by fish and game officers a little after noon local time today. there have been gun battles and two officers have been wounded. their condition is unknown. this is the sound of one of those gun battles recorded by our correspondent carter evans. (gunshots) >> i hear some screaming. you heard all that gun fire. i see a team of sheriffs deputies in full on fatigues running towards us right now. we are down on the ground behind the fields of our car right now with the doors open. i'm talking to you on speakerphone. we are right, right in the center of the
up against the taliban. and there's a lot of work to be done, especially along eastern afghanistan, where insurgents have been infiltrating from safeee havens in pakistan. they're holding territory there. they're launching attacks heretack in kabul. u.s. troops are also focused on the south around kandahar, the birthplace of the taliban. now, it's been announced that the afghans will be taking then lead in the spring. but what we've seen for ourselves is u.s. forces fighting right alongside them, providing the firepower, air support and medical evacuation. >> pelley: charlie d'agata in kabul. charlie, thank you. the president's facing anotheronal national security challenge tonight. late last night, north korea conducted an underground nuclear test, its third test. this could be a crucial step toward building a bomb that could fit on a missile capable of striking the u.s. the u.n. security council condemned north korea's test and the u.s. is threatening to impose additional economic sanctions. at the state of the union address tonight, there will be a great deal said about comprom
constant attack. but in october 2009, the taliban launched the most ferocious assault ever. and unleashed a deadly downpour of fire like shooting fish in a barrel. >> 360 degrees, we were taking, you know, rpgs, machine gunfire, mortar fire was coming in. i mean, it was accurate. it was, you know, on target. it was pinning positions down. >> reporter: the americans were vastly outnumbered, nearly 400 to 52. in the first hour, three u.s. soldiers were killed. others pinned down by gunfire. and with no regard for his own life, romesha led five others on a rescue mission. >> it was going to be a knife fight, getting to where we were going. >> reporter: romesha took out an enemy machine gun and then was blown off his feed by a rocket-propelled grenade. but many americans were still missing. romesha rallied a search party and plunged back into the fight. >> we had so many guys we hadn't heard from in forever. my biggest concern was they were going to take bodies away. we weren't going to let that happen. >> reporter: then the unthinkable. taliban fighters made it inside the wire and on to the
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about that day the taliban overran his post. >> there was movement everywhere. muzzle flashes everywhere. you just couldn't pick them out fast enough. >> reporter: october 2009. up to 400 taliban fighters unleashed a torrent of withering fire on a remote u.s. outpost in eastern afghanistan. the attack, so fierce, in the end more than half of the 53 u.s. troops at the outpost were killed or wounded. but as buildings burned and the enemy ran freely through the outpost, soldiers became heroes. one in particular. >> i know that there's so many great soldiers out there, that would have stepped into my shoes and done the same thing. >> reporter: former staff sergeant clint romesha is a reluctant hero. that day he helped plan the recapture of the base and led troops in repelling the onslaught of taliban fighters. during a grueling day-long battle. romesha will receive the medal of honor, the highest award for combat bravery, becoming just the fourth living recipient among those serving in afghanistan and iraq. chris jones was a young private when the taliban struck. >> he is, in my opinion, the
. >> yeah, yeah. >> reporter: no access because the taliban who was in control for five years banned all religious music. >> if they knew you were listening to the music, they probably would kill you because they did not like music. >> reporter: today the taliban is out of power and 18-year-old yousufi is making up for lost time. he's joined afghanistan's first youth orchestra, which thanks to american funding is on tour in the u.s. >> afghan music is three plus four. >> reporter: we met as they practiced with the maryland youth orchestra. >> how is it to play with american students? >> it's wonderful really. i learn everything from everyone. >> reporter: the orchestra is the brainchild of ahmed sarmast. he fled afghanistan during taliban ruchlt he returned in 2008 with the mission of reviving the arts by opening a music school. it's impossible to have a cultural life when you do not have access to music. >> reporter: why is music so important? >> the power of music is so important for the healing of people. >> reporter: his students are ages 10 to 21. half
with someone he thought was a member of taliban was actually an fbi agent. prosecutors say he and the undercover agent built the supposed bomb. they say last night he drove an suv with the bomb inside to the bank and parked it. police said when he tried to set it off, that's when he was arrested at the live desk, keith russell, news 4. >>> this sunday is the super bowl for the recording industry. music's top acts will gather in los angeles for the 55th grammy awards. >> some notable names not among the nominees include justin bieber, nicki minaj and one direction. nbc's mark barger has a preview of those nominated for the big night. >> this is crazy ♪ >>> the song that was inescapable could prove irresistible at the grammys. >> if the song of the year goes to anyone other than carly rae jepson. >> the editorial director said in ed sheer ens. >> miguel's adorn. kelly clarkson's "stronger" and vaughn's we are young. call me maybe is still the clear-cut choice. this song was so good that everyone from sort of traveling baseball teams to muppets could sing it and it could sound
the baltimore taliban element high school. andres alonso recommended closing all four schools, -- baltimore palin development high school id andres alonso recommended closing all four schools, citing poor performance. >> increase in chances of rain this afternoon. we have seen a couple of sprinkles popup in the baltimore metro area. but the real precipitation is still further west in west virginia. temperatures are well above the freezing mark. upper 30's as you head into the northwest suburbs. for your evening, low 40's this afternoon, with rain, and changing to rain and snow by the evening hours, becoming all snow after 9:00 p.m. temperatures are still pretty mild. it will be hard to accumulate. we will have details coming up. >> of fire. end to a 10-day manhunt. x-lapd officer christopher dorner was found barricaded inside a remote northern california cabin. the standoff ended when the cabin burned to the ground, but police have been unable to confirm that the charred remains inside it are those of dorner. ofdorner's nine-day reign terror across southern california may have come to an en
an undercover fbi agent kept close tabs on him as posing as a taliban operative. as part of his plan he first wanted to bomb the san francisco federal reserve. then he decided that was too secure so he chose the open bank of america site. according to the fbi, five gallon buckets like this one filled with chemicals would have been the basic pieces of the bomb. agents say he also purchased cell phones and other items to be used in a triggering device. the plan was to drive the bomb with its components packed aboard an s.u.v. and detonate it in a spot to bring down the entire bank of america building. it's a plot the customers were clearly shocked to here about. >> wow. seriously? >> the fbi said the man tried making contact with a taliban operative shortly after getting out of jail on an illegal firearms charge. he was arrested at his father's san jose home. that was in 2011. according to court documents he lived in an rv that he often parked on the front driveway. his father would not let him into the home alone in order to safeguard his younger children because of his son's history of drug u
to trigger a civil war with help from the taliban. the plot hinged on the plan to blow up an oakland bank. what the suspect didn't know he was working with the feds the whole time. kpix reporter linda yee has the story the details. >> reporter: the target was this bank of america branch near the oakland airport. domestic terrorist suspect matthew llaneza who lives in san jose told the fbi he wanted to blow it up an act of violent jihad he hope would create a government crackdown leading to civil war. so met with a man he thought it was connected to the taliban and the mujahideen in afghanistan. it turned out he was an undercover fbi agent. the suspect brought the undercover agent here where they could do a little surveillance. the suspect pointed out some of the support beams where they could possibly park that car bomb and when it detonated, it would bring down this entire bank. and according to the criminal complaint, llaneza told the fbi agent he would dance with joy when the bomb exploded. bank customers today were shocked to hear about the plot.
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enduring. they came under an intense attack from hundreds of taliban fighters. those fighters ran right through the camp while they were still in it. roughly half of those troops were either killed or injured while trying to fight off the taliban. half of those american troops. but it could have been so much worse if clint romesha hadn't gone above and beyond to rescue, protect and even try to retrieve the bodies of his comrades who did not survive. jake tapper joins me now. jake, i know you have a great relationship with romesha, you've been to his home now in north dakota where he works in the oilfields. and watching you interview him was absolutely gripping. i think because he doesn't have the bravado of someone i would sxu expect should. >> he's a very humble guy. he spends a lot of time talking about -- and i've known him now for a long time, since 2010 when i started writing a book about the battle at keating. he talks about the buddies that served under him, he talks about the eight men who did not make it out of that camp alive because of that devastating attack by the fall ban.
they were waiting for asylum. >> this shows the death threats he has received from the taliban. >> this was the call i received last night in a translated. soon you will see punishment. >> after working for the british ministry, he is now in hiding. soon to be granted asylum in the u.k. his pleas have been in vain so far. >> the first target were the interest. they will top our heads off. it proves the british military of government to convince them my life is in danger. >> he is not alone. we were approached by a group of into vouchers still serving the purchase forces but now fearful of what will happen when they leave. the fact that we cannot show their faces only highlights the dangers they face. >> they will land in deep trouble. they will target mean to kill me. >> among local people, they are infidels to us, it too. they put their lives on the lines, joining troops on patrol. more than 20 interest are the lost their lives. people who did the same job in iraq or offered asylum. >> we were not exactly the same do have the interpreter. it would have been a big target. >> wh
on detonating a car bomb in front of the bank of america. an under cover fbi agent poses as a taliban sympathizer helped him build the bomb which was a fake. he wanted to carry out a terrorist attack but civil rights groups say he is mentally ill and incapable of a plot on his own. >>> the man of killing a 13- year-old girl will be arraigned in court today. police arrested 32-year-old anthony lamar jones in fairfield on friday. he raped and killed janell conway allen. her body was found in a park on february 1st. police are not saying how jones crossed paths with the girl. >>> it happened yesterday afternoon on monterey street. the police officers from berkeley said they came to the richmond home to serve a search warrant when the dogs attacked them. police opened fire and killed the dogs when they attacked an officer. >>> the white house is unvailing details of president obama's plan to deal with the growing threat of cyber attacks. in his state of the union address, the president said power grids, financial institutions, and air traffic control systems are all targets. he signed an
enough. >> reporter: october 2009. up to 400 taliban fighters unleashed a torrent of withering fire on a remote u.s. outpost in eastern afghanistan. the attack so fierce, in the end, more than half of the 53 u.s. troops at the post were killed or wounded. but as buildings burned and the enemy ran freely through the outpost, soldiers became heroes. one in particular. >> i know that there are so many great soldiers out there that would have stepped in to my shoes and dub the same thing. >> former staff sergeant clint romesha is a reluctant hero he help plan the recapture of keating and led soldiers in a grueling day-long battle. next week, romesha will receive the medal of honor, the fourth living recipient among those who served in afghanistan and iraq. chris jones was a young private under romesha's command when the taliban struck. >> he is, in my opinion, the only reason we came back that day. >>. >> reporter: you led them right into place where is your fellow soldier has already been killed. that's why you are getting this medal. others had died in a place that you ran into. you w
sergeant a staff sergeant who saved lives in a terrible battle with the taliban in afghanistan ferocious fateing and spoke with abc news correspondent jonathan karl. >> for clint a high honor and heavy burden. for american hero leader of a band of hero through one of the most intense battle of the entire war in afghanistan. >> clint, this is our nation highest military decoration. reflects the gratitude of our entire country. >> this video was shot by the taliban on the day that army staff sergeant helped rappel the attack more than 300 enemy fighters against his unit of just 53 men definding out post the president today called tactically indefensible. >> mess men were out numbered out gun and almost overrun. >> creditd with rae taking the out post and helping save many of the brother in arms. more than 20 including rome were injured. 8 were killed. family were hear and he spoke to us about them before today ceremony. >> no doubt your fallen comrade in that room with you. >> they will be there. i just know it. >>reporter: many of the fellow soldiers here today. rome told us the med
of or substantially supported al-qaeda, taliban or associated forces. one of the problems here, of course is that we have to take the government's word for it. you will be held without a trial until the end of hostility. when is the end of hostilities? no one knows. there is no end to the hostilities, and if they can prove your part of al-qaeda, great, take them to court, bring them to oh justice. if they can't they detain you indefinitely, and you just have to take the government's word. some people are not happy about this. chris hedges, award winning reporter is one of them, so he sued along with others, and his lawyer is bruce afran. wednesday, they went to court. here's what afran had to say. >> what our case comes down to is are we going to have a simple justice system in the united states or a military justice system. the civil justice system is ingrained in the constitution, battling tyranny and creating a democratic society. what they are trying to impose is a system of military justice that allows the military to police the streets of america. cenk: those are strong words but if you're int
a nato attack that took out top taliban leaders. three commanders, including a notorious al qaeda linked military leader were killed in the air raid. officials say five children and four women also died in that attack. nato is investigating. the mission supported u.s. and afghan forces on the ground in the taliban-controlled area. angie goff at the live dress being, news 4. >>> a much quieter french quarter this morning. cleaning crews have taken the place of crowds on bourbon street. an estimated million people traveled there this year. it helped to generate $144 million for the gulf coast economy. >>> churches across the d.c. area will celebrate ash wednesday and the beginning of lent. hundreds are expected in st. matthew in dupont circle. that's where archbishop of washington will lead a mass after noon today. the symbolic marking on the forehead represents repentance. it's a time of spiritual reflection. >>> one church will try to accommodate christians. st. george's pipst episcopal will offer ashes to go outside the clarendon and virginia metro stops during the morning and evening c
afghanistan killed ten civilians nine of them women and children. the attack targeted a taliban hideout. three taliban commanders were also killed in the strike. nato forces are investigating and they take the allegations of civilian death very seriously. >>> 6:17 now. moments ago, the pope made his first comments since announcing his resignation. a live look at vatican city. the pope made his address there about an hour ago. you can still see huge crowds of people gathered at st. peter's square. an ecstatic kraut greeted the pope. he told them he's aware of the gravity of his decision but prayer and christ will help guide the church. the pope will celebrate ash wednesday mass later today at st. peter's basilica. the pope's last address will likely be february 27th. one day before he steps down. >>> as christians around the world mark ash wednesday, one virginia church hopes to reach people who can't make it to church. there will be ashes to go at the clarn ton and virginia square metro stations during the morning and evening commutes today. >>> a disabled carnival cruise ship could arrive in
malala, shot in the head the taliban. we have really good news, malala has been released from the hospital. she became a target of the taliban after speaking out for girls' rights to education. >>> now an answer to the burning question that has been lighting up our lives all week, the lack of light at the super bowl for 34 minutes. we have an answer as to why. it turns out entergy who provides power to new orleans said a device that was specifically used to prevent power failure, well, failed. they say the device worked absolutely fine during other major events leading up to the super bowl, including the sugar bowl. the device has since been removed. now it's going down in flames. >>> condoleezza rice has come out swinging at a pga tour event in pebble beach, california. according to yahoo! sports the former secretary of state took a bad swing and shanked the ball 50 yards into a crowd of spectators. the ball reportedly hit a woman in the forehead, causing concussion-like symptoms. rice of course reportedly apologized. >>> still to come, more coverage of the monster snow storm
the taliban launched an attack at keating. the battle lasts 12 hours, the losses were devastating, but those who survived said it would have been far worse if staff sergeant clint romesha had not put his life in risk. jake tapper sat down with him for "an american hero" this story ahead. >> there is movement everywhere, muzzle flashes everywhere. you just couldn't pick them out fast enough. >> october 2009. up to 400 taliban fighters unleash a torrent of withering fire upon a remote u.s. outpost in eastern afghanistan. combat out post keating sat at the bottom of a valley that was both beautiful and deadly. it was one of the most valnerable bases in afghanistan. >> when you look at the manual and look in to find the definition of finding a defensible spot, this is the total opposite of it. >> the attack so fierce in the end more than half of the 53 u.s. troops at the outpost were killed or wounded, but as buildings burned and the enemy ran freely through the outpost, soldiers became heroes. onin particular. >> i know that there's so many great soldiers out there that would have stepped in to
, llaneza wanted to go to afghanistan to train taliban fighters right after this bank attack. instead he faces life in prison for attempted use of a weapons of mass destruction. his public defender today declined comment on the case, but llaneza is due back in court next wednesday. reporting live in san jose, stephanie trong, nbc bay area news. >> thank you, stephanie. the criminal complaint against llaneza claims his goal was to trigger a government crackdown followed by a right-wing attack, and eventually a civil war. our coverage continues the story on nbcbayarea.com. all you need to do is search fbi complaint and you can read the entire affidavit online. >>> we have new details on the murder of a controversial south bay millionaire. documents unsealed today reveal how ravi kumra was killed during a deadly home invasion at his monte sereno estate the suspects used packaging tape to blindfold and gag consume rachlt the suspects also tied the male victim's hands and feet behind his back. three men and a woman have been charged in connection with the case. police say kumra frequently hir
by posing as a taliban operative. as part of his plan, the fbi says he first wanted to bomb the san francisco federal reserve. then he decided it was too secure, so he chose the oakland bank of america site. according to the fbi, five-gallon buckets like this one filled with chemicals would have been the basic pieces of the bomb. agents say he purchased cell phones and other items to be used in a triggering device. the plan was to dry the bomb and put it on an suv and detonated it in a spot to bring down the bank of america building. it is a plot b of a customers were shocked to hear about. >> wow, seriously? >> lanaza tried making contact shortly after getting out of jail on an illegal firearms charge. he was arrested at his father's san jose home in 2011. lanaza lived in an rv he often parked on the front driveway. his father would not let him into the home alone to safeguard his younger children because of his son's history of drug use and mental health issues. in april of 2011 he was arrested when police responded to a disturbance here. that's when police found he had an ak47 an
by posing as a taliban operative. as part of his plan, the fbi says he first wanted to bfrancil the san francisco federal reserve. then he decided it was too secure, so he chose the oakland bank of america site. according to the fbi, five-gallon buckets like this one filled with chemicals would have been the basic pieces of the bomb. agents say he purchased cell phones and other items to be used in avice. triggering devic. the plan was to dry the bomb and put it on an suv and detonated it in a spot to bring down the bank of america building. it is a plot b of a customers were shocked to hear about. >> >> wow, seriously? >> lanaza tried making contact shortly after getting out of jail on an illegal firearms charge. he was arrested at his father's san jose home in 2011. lanaza lived in an rv he often parked on the front driveway. his father would not let him into the home alone to safeguard his younger children because of his son's history of drug use and mental health issues. in april of 2011 he was arrested when police responded to a disturbance here. that's when police found he had an
an oakland bank will appear in court. the 28-year-old defendant is a taliban sympathizer who planned to destroy the bank of america on friday. he was arrested after trying to activate a car bomb parked in front of the bank. an underdiscover f.b.i. agent designed something that looked like a bomb but was harmless. civil rights advocates question whether he was capable of carrying out the plot with a documented mental illness. >> we will shift gears from land to sea, ahead the new location where coffee lovers can get a java jolt. >> he calls it a childish spectacle turning down an in >> fremont, palo alto, north bay and all the bay area this is abc7 news. >> we are back and looking at the satellite and radar, notice the jet stream, the storm track to the north we are starting to see that offshore wind develop, and that will bring us warmer weather headed through today and especially tomorrow and friday. we starting off with a little bit of fog, a few clouds near the cost trying to push into san francisco, and mid-30's inland, and low 40's around the bay and coast through 7:00, and in t
it was to an attack from these taliban fighters. just 52 american soldiers were down there, plus staff sergeant clint rome show. -- clint romesha. >> we were taking everything from, you know, very precise sniper fire, automatic weapon fire, machine gun positions. we were taking mortar and indirect fire, rpg fire. >> reporter: where was it coming from? >> all 360 degrees around us. just from every eye point. >> reporter: were you taking casualties? >> we had taken casualties from the first barrage of fire that came in and continued to take them throughout the remainder of the fire-fight. >> reporter: a re-creation of the battle shows romache was everywhere that day, running across open ground to reinforce one weak point after another. >> at one point i witnessed three enemy fighters just walk straight through our front gate like they own the place. and to see that, you know, it's just unreal for a second. that's ours, you know. we're not going to let them do that. >> reporter: how close do you think in retrospect you came to being overrun? >> almost as close as you can get w
sergeant was among 50 u.s. troops that came under attack by hundreds of taliban fighters in 2009. ramisha repeatedly risked his life in a long day fire fight. he also led others to safety and helped recover the bodies of fallen soldiers. >>> in health watch tonight, a new study out today confirms what we have known for quite some time. americans are eating too much salt. but as allison harmlan reports, some packaged foods are now getting some help. >> when i go into the supermarket i look at the package and look at the sodium. if the sodium is extremely high i don't buy the food. >> reporter: salt in packaged foods is to blame for 45% of our salt intake. 21 food companies including kraft, heinz and subway got together in washington to announce they've lowered salts in their products. >> the changes are going to have a big impact on the public's health. >> reporter: most people consume a tablespoon a day which is much more than recommended. >> lowering sodium is really the goal that you want to have to lower blood pressure then prevent stroke
decoration. it reflects the gratitude of our entire country. >> reporter: this video was shot by the taliban on the day that army staff sergeant romesha helped repel their attack. more than 300 enemy fighters against his unit of just 53 men. defending an outpost the president called tactically indefensible. >> these men were outnumbered, outgunned and almost overrun. >> reporter: he's credited with retaking the outpost and saving many of his brothers in arms. but more than 20, including romesha were injured and eight were killed. their families were here. and romesha spoke about them. >> they'll be there. i just know it. >> reporter: many of his fellow soldiers were here today. romesha told us the medal belongs to them, too. a somber occasion to be sure. though romesha's son colin near little stole the show before it started. you're out of the military. what are your dreams, aspirations, hopes now? >> to be that dad and father, that husband, that really missed out on the 11 years i was in, you know? and to watch them grow up and be successful. >> reporter: jonathan karl, abc news, the white
in a suspected gang dispute. a 15-year-old pakistani girl survived being shot in the head by the taliban released from the london hospital. usefy will continue rehabilitation in birmingham, england. it's a miracle. >> some new perspective on the current state of the economy right now. according to the bureau of economic analysis since the end of the recession in 2009 the u.s. economy has grown 7.5%. compare that to double digit growth in other post recession periods and it appears that president obama has presided over the weakest economic recovery since world war ii. this as a new fox news poll shows 52% of americans believe the worst is yet to come. that's up from 48% just a year ago. let's bring in our political panel, angela mcglowan and a former spokesperson for vermont gosh howard dean who is also a presidential candidate. ladies, thanks for joining us, look, there's a lot of pessimism right now as we're seeing right now, a degree of uncertainty amongst the american people and why do you think that is when we're seeing that the economy shall at least our unemployment rate dropped to below 8
. >> the air strike targeted two homes in eastern afghanistan. at least four senior taliban leaders were killed. afghan officials report that nine afghan civilians, including women and children, were also killed in the strike. there were likely in the home next door to where the insurgents were. this happened near the pakistani border. u.s. border officials in kabul are looking into reports of civilians being killed. back to you. >> thank you. another big story we are following. the manhunt for the former lapd officer accused of murder, it might be over. investigators found charred human remains inside a burning cabin in california where they had a shootout with christopher dorner. john gonzalez is in a satellite center with the latest on this developing story. >> a spokesperson says star and human remains have been found in the cabin where the rogue officer was believed to be barricaded. it will be sometime before police can get a positive i.d., but there's reason to believe the manhunt is over this morning, which means if the then- day murder spree concludes with four people dead and the fugi
fbi agent posing as a taliban sympathizer helped him build the bomb that was a fake. authorities claim the suspect wanted to carry out a terrorist threat. but civil rights groups are claiming he's mentally ill and not capable of that kind of plot on his own. >>> the white house is unveiling details of president obama's plan to deal with the growing threat of cyber attacks. during his state of the union address, the president said the power grids, financial institutions and air traffic control systems, they are all targets. he signed an executive order calling for new standards to protect computer systems that run crucial infrastructure. that order directs intelligence agencies to share classified threat information with companies. >>> 7:36. in overnight news, more than 100 workers were evacuated in san lorenzo last night because of an ammonia leak. it happened around 10:00 at a building ownedded and operated by -- owned and operated by sara lee on grant avenue and worer thisly drive -- wortherly drive. the hazmat situation lasted about three hours and firefighters say no one was hurt.
or not the troops deal with the taliban. how do you, you've seen this. how does that work out? how do you weigh both things? >> well this is the first time we've come out of a war, jenna, without really coming out of a war. the american presence will be in afghanistan probably for another four to five years. and beginning in 2014 the forces there will be down to something like 32,000 to your point. they have already been taken out of the budget. that will leave our presence there to do only two things, counter terrorism, killing the taliban and a little bit of advise and assist to the afghan army. many inside the pentagon say that is not nearly enough right now particularly given all the other uncertainties in the world in places like iran and north korea. the risk is that these nations will miscalculate, they will make mistakes. they will misinterpret what the america's all about when they see the pentagon going after its budget with a meat axe, jenna. jenna: quick question on this because i can't imagine what it is like to be in war right now which we are and hearing about the defense cuts at home
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